get information from MS Outlook using Python

Paul Boddie paul at
Thu Jan 17 09:38:21 CET 2002

Mark Ainsworth <marka at> wrote in message news:<3C4595B3.60700 at>...
> Does anyone have any experience at getting information out of  MS 
> Outlook using Python. For example, we use an Outlook folder to store 
> emails relating to customer support issues. I would like to be able to 
> access this folder, search the emails for certain topics and then use 
> this to produce statistical data.

To automate Outlook using COM, I suggest looking at...

The example in the document describes access to e-mail addresses
stored on an Exchange server, but accessible through Outlook. I would
think that access to messages would be automated in much the same way.


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